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Summer Session 2013/14 Experiential Learning (Internships, Publications, Journals) applications now open!

UNSW Law encourages students to gain practical experience of the law by offering a wide range of outstanding beyond the class room internships and placements opportunities for students to undertake. All of which can be completed for Units of Credit (uoc) which in turn can be counted towards the completion of your degree program!

Summer Session 2013/14 Experiential Learning courses on offered:

 External and In-House Internship Opportunities

Trainee Solicitor position with Orrick,Herrington & Sutcliffe (Hong Kong)


Do an internship and gain credit towards your degree!

Below are some interesting internship opportunities that UNSW Law students can undertake and gain credits towards the law degree.

UNSW Law Experiential Learning Info Session - Thu 22 Aug, Law G23, 1-2pm

Come along to the UNSW Law Experiential Learning Info Session to find out the diverse range of:

  • Internship Opportunities
  • Clinical Legal Education programs
  • Publication & Journal placements

More information here - no registration required. Just come along with your friends!

Internships and Job Opportunities!

1. Internship with the Technical Assistance Branch of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions’ Secretariat

Application deadline 15 Aug 2013. More information here.

2. The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU), Legal Officer position

Internship announcement - UNEP Economics and Trade Branch

New internship opportunity available at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - Economics and Trade Branch, Green Economy InitiativeTrade Unit.

More information here

Starting date: as soon as possible; duration: 4-10 months

Please submit your application by August 4, 2013 to Applications for internships with a later starting date will also be accepted

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 2013 Scholarship

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is again offering the prestigious 2013 BCG Scholarship.

The BCG 2013 Scholarship has a  value of $15,000 which is designed for students currently in their penultimate year of studies of any discipline. 

The recipient of the BCG Scholarship will demonstrate exceptional ability in the following areas – academic performance, leadership, critical thinking and be a great communicator.  Past Scholarship recipients have come from a range of fields including law, commerce, arts, science and medicine.   

Welcome back to UNSW Law for Semester 2 2013

Dear Students,

Welcome back to Uni for Semester 2 2013 and for those who are joining UNSW Law for their first semester we hope you enjoy your studies in the faculty.

We will be sending all students an email later in the week with key information for start of semester.

Some of the key points are below:

Teaching Periods in Semester 2 2013

Please remember that there are 3 teaching periods in each semester at UNSW. There are different key dates for each period.

LexisNexis Competition to win $2000 travel voucher

Want to win a $2,000 travel voucher? Purchase a new LexisNexis textbook between  10th June – 26th August 2013 and visit our website to be in the draw!

Four simple steps to be in the draw:

Nominate your Law Lecturer in the LexisNexis-ALTA Awards

Longstanding partners LexisNexis® ( and the Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA) ( will recognise excellence and innovation in the teaching of law at the annual LexisNexis-ALTA Awards in September.

Law teachers across the Pacific region have the opportunity to submit applications for the LexisNexis-ALTA awards in three different categories including Early Career, and the peer-nominated award for Mentor of Teaching.